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NINTH EDITION PROGRAMME

Monday
9:30 - 12:30
Krzysztof Kredens: Idiolect, individuality, identifying the author
Tim Grant: Measuring individual style

12:45 Lunch

2:00 - 5:00
Geoff Lindsay: Forensic phonetics – introduction
Geoff Lindsay: Forensic phonetics – case studies

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Tuesday
9:30 - 12:30
Malcolm Coulthard: Early famous cases of disputed authorship
Malcolm Coulthard: How unique are we linguistically? On collusion, plagiarism and falsified statements

12:45 Lunch

2:00 - 5:00
Krzysztof Kredens: Authorship analysis – a practical session
Tim Grant: Text messages in forensic setting

6:00 - 7:00 ISSFLA 2009 Guest Lecture: Natalie Schilling, Georgetown University

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Wednesday
9:30 - 12:30
Tim Grant and Jim Fitzgerald: “Game over – expect the worse”: Investigative forensic linguistics
Tim Grant and Jim Fitzgerald: Working with law enforcement authorities

12:45 Lunch

2:00 - 5:00
Kate Haworth: Linguistic evidence - a lawyer's perspective I
Kate Haworth: Linguistic evidence - a lawyer's perspective II

7:00 ISSFLA 2009 Dinner

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Thursday
9:00 - 12:30
Visit to Queen Elizabeth II Law Courts

12:45 Lunch

2:00 – 5:00
Peter Tiersma: Writing, printing, internet and the law
Peter Tiersma: Jury instructions

6:00 - 7:00
ISSFLA 2009 Special Presentation: Jim Fitzgerald, Academy Group, Inc.

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Friday
9:00 - 12:00
Malcolm Coulthard: “In my opinion” – the linguist as expert
Malcolm Coulthard: Language and power – on presenting evidence in court

12:45 Lunch

2:00 - 5:00
Larry Solan: Testifying as an expert on meaning
Larry Solan: Theories of statutory and contractual interpretation